All my life until mid-September in 2016, I’ve been a SoCal woman. I’m still natively SoCal, but it’s taken over 18 years for me to experience life in a new city (San Luis Obispo) in Central California. One area that is even more popular in California as a state would be the Bay Area. This … More Being Vegan in San Francisco vs. Los Angeles: How Do They Compare?
Last week, I discussed several conditions and circumstances where integrating more fiber would actually detriment oneself more than benefit, despite fiber’s functionality and role in physiological wellbeing. Some people cannot tolerate as much fiber for a certain period of time due to intestinal disorders that forbid otherwise or if they need to ingest a higher … More A High Fiber Vegan Diet: How? Why? When? What About Supplemental Fiber?
Amongst the vegan community, it is an absolute headache to constantly be bombarded with questions about protein, zinc, calcium, vitamin B12, iron, and organoleptic enjoyment of food in a vegan diet. Yes, we can consume plenty of these nutrients AND adore the taste of our meals. What many vegans and non-vegans alike understand is the … More A Low Fiber Vegan Diet: Why? How? When?
On this blog, I often talk about tips and topics regarding weight loss and fat loss–specifically regarding my own personal experience with it. There are more than plenty of weight loss and fat loss dedicated posts you can check out, but I have also sprinkled some information about weight gain (healthy and unhealthy) in my … More Reasons Why Gaining Weight is a Good Idea
Put me on “My Strange Addiction” because I am officially obsessed with cauliflower rice sushi. Granted it has been a while since we’ve had cauliflower rice in our kitchen…same with raw and crunchy almond butter. By that, I mean it’s been a day. I’m suffering. Sushi tends to be quite expensive and often quite modest … More Cauliflower Rice Sushi (healthy, vegan, and gluten free)
Even before my vegan lifestyle, I actually have always adored the taste of fake meat. Some people despise it, because the texture is wonky and is either too different from real meat, or too resemblant of it. There’s something about the slightly chewy and hearty texture of seitan and any other soy-based mock meats that … More Basic Homemade Seitan (with flavor ideas!)
Right now at this moment, I turn twenty years-old. Wow, I would have lived two entire decades! It feels unreal to be this far in my lifetime, even though life lives on and on, both in the world above and the afterlife. Given that I’ll be celebrating the ish out of my birthday today, I’ve … More Twenty Truths About Myself For My 20th Birthday
Ah, holiday feasting. Stretchy pants, over-sized sweaters, and bedtime slippers are here to stay (at least until New Year’s Eve)! You know what that means? Eating. LOTS of it. I’ve compiled some of my favorite recipes on my blog that are perfectly suitable for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or maybe other holidays you celebrate with your family … More Blog Recipes for the Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Many More)
Probably THE most viewed post on my blog of all time is my article titled “Foods That Increase Oatmeal Volume or Thickness“. I am pretty shocked that this one is a readers’ favorite, because it was one of my first posts that I made when I was still getting to know the blogging world! More … More Foods That Increase Oatmeal Volume or Thickness 2.0
This is Halloween! This is Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! Halloween! How many times can you say Halloween really quickly? What are your Halloween plans? I settled on dressing up as a childhood favorite character: Lilo from Lilo and Stitch! DON’T WORRY GUYS. I did NOT drink! The red solo cup was merely used as … More Single-Serving Crust-Free Pumpkin Pie